Richard Sheaf and I recently investigated the way British war comics used to re-use cover art, and this article reveals how two British comic companies used the same art on different titles… For those of you familiar with my Nothing But a Fan blog, you may also have heard of Vic Whittle. Don’t worry ifContinue reading Collecting Comics: The Strange Case of the War Comic Cover “Twins”
Brand new Commando (Issues 5139 – 5142) go on sale from DC Thomson in all good newsagents (and various digital platforms) on Thursday 12th July. Bear your Brown Bess musket and Baker rifle with the Sherwood Foresters, ditch the camera for courage with film star Rex Barton, outwit wily POWs in the Scottish Highlands, andContinue reading Outfoxed and Under Attack – action adventure aplenty in new Commando comics!
The latest issues of DC Thomson’s war comic, Commando (Issues 5123 – 5126) are on sale now! Hunt ‘wolf warriors’ with the Convict Commandos, infiltrate a POW camp full of bloodthirsty Nazi fanatics, team up with Italian partisans in the Adriatic, and take out an invading kriegsmarine crew on a remote Scottish island… Commando 5123:Continue reading Convict Commandos back in action!
Brand new Commando (Issues 5107 – 5110) are on sale this Thursday (22nd March 2018). Go toe to toe with our feuding footballers, survive a flight in a jinxed Lancaster bomber, hold off Iraqi patrols in the Kuwait desert, and beat the Nazis in their own treasure hunt! Commando 5107: Home of Heroes: Toe to ToeContinue reading Feuding footballers and a jinxed bomber haunt this week’s new Commando comics!
The details of the latest issues of Commando (Issues 5099 – 5102) come with news that the title’s current editor, Kirsten Murray, is moving on from DC Thomson. we wish her every success in her future endeavours, wherever that may take her. The Dundee-based publisher are currently advertising for the role as Heritage Brands Editor.Continue reading All-change at Commando as editor moves on, but the action continues